Our Top 10 UK Coastal Wedding Venues
When the British summer finally shows it's face, there's often no better place to be than on the glorious coastline. From the quirky beach front town of Brighton to the sandy shores of Camber Sands, it's a wonderful place to choose to have a wedding. So to help you out with the decision making, we've rounded up our top 10 beach venues to host a wedding from unique boutique hotels to full on party pads.
A luxury hotel set in 250 acres of stunning scenery, the 86 bedroomed Carlyron Bay Hotel in Cornwall is an absolute beauty sat right on the stunning Cornwall coast. With lots of gorgeous outside space, you can enjoy a champagne reception on the lawn, your ceremony in the bespoke wedding gazebo and have wonderful wedding photos against that enviable backdrop. Explore the venue here.
Pricing: £74 - £125 per head
Celebrate your special day at Blanch House, an original Brighton townhouse hotel right on the beach front. With boutique accommodation available too, you have the opportunity to take over the entire venue on the day. Perfect for an intimate wedding, Blanch House has the ability to cater for up to 40 of your guests. Explore the venue here.
Pricing: £85 - £119 per head
As an award-winning luxury boutique hotel, The Bull in the bustling market town of Bridport in Dorset is a wonderful place to host a modern, laid back wedding. With the ability to cater for 80 of your nearest and dearest, there is the opportunity for them to stay on site too. Explore the venue here.
Pricing: £3,000 - £6,600
Based in the breath-taking Lake District, Abbey House Hotel and Gardens lies at the bottom of the South Lakes, just 20 minutes from Windemere. With beautiful modern country interiors, it is the ideal backdrop for a truly elegant wedding. Plus, you can enjoy yourselves right until the early hours as the venue has a late license until 1am. Explore the venue here.
Pricing: £3,000 - £29,000
Set in the gorgeous setting of Camber Sands beach, The Gallivant is beautifully styled to feel like a New England Beach House. The team proudly embrace their surroundings by incorporating it into your day, from drinks and canapés on the beach and photographs on the dunes to creating dishes with fresh ingredients that have been sourced from within 10 miles of the venue. Plus with the venue being exclusively yours, you can really make your mark. Explore The Gallivant here.
Pricing: £95 - £125 per head
Based in the heart of West Sussex, this fabulous medieval style hotel feels like a miniature castle and is full of romance and ambience! Set within 30 acres of grounds, there is a trailing path that leads you to the lovely Climping Beach. Complete with 39 bedrooms set within variously quaint cottages and houses there are lovely lounges too with the obligatory crackling log fires. There is also a beautiful Norman chapel on site, that can be filled with flowers and candles for a sentimental place to say your vows. Explore the venue here.
Pricing: £5,000 - £26,000
Licensed to hold civil ceremonies aswell as your reception, Salcombe Harbour Hotel in Dorset brings the outside in with it’s stunning walls of glass and panoramic vista. Plus with the ability to host 100 of your guest and accommodation on site, it’s the perfect way to a stress-free wedding. Explore the venue here.
Pricing: £65 - £155 per head
Set on the North Norfolk coast, Caley Hall Hotel has country coastal charm down to a T. With a cosy warm interior, they can cater for up to 70 of your guests with room for 50 more guests at the evening reception. So if you’re in two minds over whether you want a countryside wedding or a beachy one, this is the ideal middle ground. Explore the venue here.
Pricing: £1,800 - £7,400
Known to the Brighton bohemians as ‘The Ballroom’, Proud Cabaret has a history that spans over 200 years, with it being used as an air raid shelter during World War II. Gorgeously romantic and full of ambience, this alternative setting is perfect for a wedding with a difference and can host up to 120 of your guests. Explore the venue here.
Pricing: £5,000 - £15,000
With the opportunity to take over this Devonshire Art Deco hotel for the entire weekend, it is the ultimate coastal party pad. Boasting a whopping 76 bedrooms and 11 apartment, you will have private access to the beach, huge indoor and outdoor pools, tennis courts and a world class golf course all at your disposal! Plus with a hair salon and florist all on site, you literally won’t need to leave. Explore the venue here.
Pricing: £220 - £400 per head